25, 2013...TIME SENSITIVE ALERT!!
Dear Save Our Summers - NC Supporter,
Will it ever end? Once again,
bills aimed at skirting or “gutting” the school
calendar law are coming out of the woodwork down
at the NC General Assembly – and they are being
rushed through at breakneck speed!
The threat is very serious,
especially since many of the new members (and
there are a lot) don’t know the background surrounding
the law. They see this only as a “restore local
control” issue because that’s what their superintendents
and school boards are telling them – over and
over. Powerful lobbyists are re-enforcing that
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WHO ARE WE?
SOS North Carolina is a volunteer coalition of parents, grandparents,
education professionals and others who seek to establish,
protect and maintain a more traditional school calendar for
elementary and secondary schools throughout the state. The
objective is to preserve the summer months for outside-the-classroom
childhood and family learning experiences and for valuable
DID IT HAPPEN?
HELP IS ALWAYS APPRECIATED!
is long past the days when it could rely solely on a hand-full
of volunteers working a few months out of the year to carry
out its mission. This grassroots organization now requires
ongoing attention and planning on a large-scale basis. Every
year, we have to play watchdog (in a major way),
present research and data, offer viable suggestions, be present
for votes on the House and Senate floors, and attend committee
and one-on-one meetings. In other words, in order to keep
the 2004 school calendar law from becoming history, SOS-NC
has to stay on the front lines, not only through emails and
phone calls, but by being a regular presence at the General
Also, it is imperative that we continue to keep this website
going, as it is the only place where citizens, businesses,
etc. (both in and out of state) can go for comprehensive information
on NCs school calendar issues.
That is why SOS-NC asks you to consider a contribution. PLEASE
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